June 2, 2002
It's a fact The Pirates did not have a rain delay last Sunday for the first time in their five Sunday home dates. Milestone Rafael Palmeiro of the Rangers became the 39th major-leaguer with 1,500 RBIs. The number 1,002: Games the Yankees have won all time against the White Sox.
September 1, 2002
On deck Kevin Millwood of the Braves, who has won 12 of his past 13 decisions, faces the Expos today. He said it "We need to have shorter innings. It's hard to stay focused. ... We need to get the defense off the field and get the offense to the plate." Rafael Palmeiro, Rangers first baseman, after too many walks
April 5, 2004
How the debuts went for the Orioles' biggest additions: Miguel Tejada - **** - He's cool in the field with a pair of double plays and adds two hits. Rafael Palmeiro - **** - He connects for two hits and makes a couple of smooth scoops at first base. Javy Lopez - **** - He homers on the first pitch he sees as an Oriole and drives in three runs.
February 10, 2009
Prime 9 5 p.m. [MLB Network] The list on this show is of all-time baseball gaffes. Two great steroid denials - Rafael Palmeiro's finger-pointing in Congress (left) and Alex Rodriguez's interview with Katie Couric - probably won't make the list.
June 9, 1998
HittingJim Thome, Indians: 4 RBIs, HR, double.Brady Anderson, Orioles: 4 RBIs, double, triple.Rafael Palmeiro, Orioles: 4 RBIs, HR.Jose Valentin, Brewers: 4-for-5.PitchingL Rick Reed, Mets: 7 2/3 perfect innings, finished with 3-hitter.Bartolo Colon, Indians: 9 innings, 0 runs, 4 hits.Aaron Sele, Rangers: 8 innings, 1 run, 5 hits.Pub Date: 6/09/98
May 8, 2002
The quiz Right off the bat: Tony Batista had 24 RBIs and nine doubles the first month of the season, second in Orioles history to Mike Bordick's 29 RBIs in April 2000 and Cal Ripken's 10 doubles in April 1996. Who hold the club season marks of 142 RBIs and 47 doubles? (Answer in For The Record) Quiz answer Rafael Palmeiro (142 in 1996) and Ripken (47 in 1983).
April 11, 1991
Rafael Palmeiro's old first baseman's mitt was collecting dust in his locker until President Bush asked to use it while throwing out the first ball in Monday's season opener at Arlington Stadium between the Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers.Bush, who played first base and was captain of the 1948 Yale team that played for the National Collegiate Athletic Association championship, tried to throw a curve on the opening pitch and it bounced in the dirt."He was worried before he went out there that he was going to bounce it," Palmeiro said.
October 10, 1996
Brady AndersonInning: ThirdCount: 0-0Situation: Bases empty, one outDistance: 418 feetLocation: Right fieldYankees pitcher: Andy PettitteScore: Tied, 2-2Team total in series: 1Team total in postseason: 10Rafael PalmeiroInning: FourthCount: 0-0Situation: Bases empty, no outsDistance: 341 feetLocation: Right fieldYankees pitcher: PettitteScore: Orioles, 3-2Team total in series: 2Team total in postseason: 11Pub Date: 10/10/96
November 12, 2005
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